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3 essentials needed to boost the Caribbean Internet Economy

Although virtually all countries worldwide want to have an Internet economy, many of them appear not to know how to achieve it. Here we highlight three essentials ought to be implemented. For the past several years, a key goal most countries have envisaged, having expended considerable effort to improve their telecoms

If You Want to Dig Up Apple’s Secrets, Go to Jamaica ? Is Jamaica proud of this?

When it comes to Apple, Jamaica knows all. Quartz has an interesting report out today about Apple’s habit of filing trademark applications for new products, including macOS and the Apple Watch, in the Caribbean country. The reason? Secrecy, of course.  Jamaica is one of several countries where trademark databases aren’t easily

4 reasons Caribbean tech startups should target the B2B space

Among Caribbean tech startups, it has been observed that to a considerable degree, they tend to focus on providing products and services for the individual consumer. For many entrepreneurs and startups, the business they seek to develop is frequently based on their own personal needs or desires, that of their

Finger in the air: 5 reasons why Caribbean businesses are not as data-centric as they should be

Data analytics, business intelligence, market intelligence, are are buzzwords that have not truly taken root in Caribbean organisations. Here are five reasons why. Although we all know that we are living in the digital age, where information and data are increasingly critical to our daily lives, to a considerable degree and

What can Caribbean Telcos learn from the Verizon–Yahoo! deal?

The Verizon-Yahoo deal in the US might be a surprise to most, but could be pointing a new strategy that Caribbean telcos could adopt? Those who keep an eye on tech news in the United States (US) would be aware that global tech firm, Yahoo Inc., had been under performing for

Which Jamaican Stock Exchange Listed Companies shine in Business Blogging + 14 Reasons Why Your Caribbean Business Should Blog

Before I get into the Global, Business and Marketing reasons why every Caribbean Business Should blog, let me start with the definition of business blogging. ” Business blogging is a marketing tactic that uses blogging to get your business more online visibility.” Then I will continue with our own regional

5 reasons why a Caribbean Digital Marketplace might be a good thing

Last week, at the fourth Latin American Telecommunications Congress in Mexico, the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) called for the creation of a regional digital market. ECLAC was of the view that its creation would “enable increased connectivity for people and businesses, and facilitate

5 Cautions about the Caribbean’s increasing reliance on Call Centres and BPO

Although many Caribbean countries are looking to offshore outsourcing to rejuvenate their economies, it is not plain sailing. Here are five cautions. n these tough economic times, when unemployment is high, and traditional sectors are not generating the revenues desired, many Caribbean countries are looking to offshore outsourcing, specifically the call

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